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WMAQ Channel 5 - Real People (Part 1, 1980)

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Here's Part 1 of an (incomplete) episode of the prototypical "reality show" Real People on WMAQ Channel 5. The show was hosted by Byron Allen, Sarah Purcell, John Barbour, and Skip Stephenson (and featured, on and off over the years, contributions from the likes of Bill Rafferty, Mark Russell and Fred Willard - none of whom are on this edition), and ran from 1979 to 1984 at a time when NBC's ratings (and reputation) were in the toilet.

This segment (joined in progress) ...

NBC Network - "Proud As A Peacock" (Promo, 1980)

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Here's a neat promo for the NBC Network with their "NBC Proud as a Peacock" jingle. Features clips from:

B.J. and the Bear, Sheriff Lobo, Harper Valley PTA, Diff'rent Strokes, CHiPS, Here's Boomer, Real People, Speak Up America (?), The Thursday Games, Sanford and Son, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Hill Street Blues, Little House on the Prairie, The Wonderful World of Disney, B.J. and the Bear, Quincy, and The Facts of Life.

I know I missed a couple so if you...

NBC Network - The Steve Allen Comedy Hour - "Ending Credits With Lennon Promos" (1980)

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Here's the ending credits for The Steve Allen Comedy Hour which had a voiceover promo for the special John Lennon - The Man And His Music, immediately following the local news. There was also a bumper promo for it right after the credits, included here.

Voiceover by Howard Reig.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, December 9th 1980 a little before 10pm.

NBC News Special Report - John Lennon - The Man And His Music (Part 2, 1980)

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Here's Part 2 of an NBC Special Report on John Lennon: The Man and his Music, which aired the day after his murder, hosted by Jane Pauley. (who seems to have too smirky an attitude for this) Includes:

Clips of Tom Snyder's 1975 Tomorrow Show interview with Lennon.

(reception is a little ghosty)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, December 9th 1980 during the 10:30pm to 11:00pm timeframe.

WMAQ Channel 5 - Real People (Part 2, 1980)

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Here's Part 2 of an episode of the prototypical "reality show" Real People on WMAQ Channel 5.

This segment starts off with Skip Stephenson giving the microphone to an audience member who says "And we'll be right back," although they just came back.

Next, co-hosts Byron Allen and Sarah Purcell review typographical errors of various TV listings from TV Guide and other publications, including one for Inside the NFL (submitted by Gail Boyd {sp?...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Ending of The Big Event - "Rooster Cogburn," Break & NewsCenter5 Update (1979)

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Here's the ending credits for the John Wayne / Katharine Hepburn film "Rooster Cogburn and the Lady" [1975] as aired on NBC's The Big Event, followed by a NewsCenter5 Update anchored by Mike Jackson, all as aired on WMAQ Channel 5.

Includes:

Film ending credits, with cast

Commercial: Schlitz Beer - "Beer Makes It Good - Schlitz Makes It Big" (voiceover by ??) - (C) 1979 Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co., Mil., Wis.

Commercial:...

WMAQ Channel 5 - News - "Ebert Review & Close" (1982)

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Roger Ebert reviews the film "Gregory's Girl" in the "Ebert at the Movies" segment. Also includes:

Mike Jackson and Deborah Norville recap the top story and say goodnight.

Commercial: Mitsubishi Motors
Commercial: Chas A Stevens
Commercial: Federal Express

Ending credits (we also see Chet Coppock and Jerry Taft on set):

Produced by Phyllis Schwartz
Directed by Jack Ginay
Technical Director - Edward Dabrow...

NBC News Special Report - John Lennon - The Man And His Music (Part 1, 1980)

Views: 1365

Here's Part 1 of an NBC Special Report on John Lennon: The Man and his Music, which aired the day after his murder, hosted by Jane Pauley. (who seems to have too smirky an attitude for this) Includes:

NBC News Special Report opening (voiceover by Fred Facey)

Stephen Frazier reports outside the Dakota apartment building.

John Cochran reports from Liverpool. (Manager George Martin?)

(reception is a little ghosty)
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WNBQ Channel 5 - The Dorsey Connors Show (Part 1, 1963)

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Here's Part 1 of an edition of The Dorsey Connors Show on WNBQ Channel 5 (which, like most shows of this period, is only available via 16mm kinescope film). Ms. Connors, who died on September 5th 2007, was a fixture on Chicago radio and television in the early years of the latter medium, with a daytime program that was along the lines of shows such as that of Lee Phillip on WBBM Channel 2. But whereas Ms. Phillip continually remade herself (and in the process, remained a Chicago TV p...